Video Games approaching the Singularity – Pt. 3

This is the last piece in my three part series about Video Games and Art. After sitting down with Patricia Taxxon last week, discussing the topic of Games as Art, and in particular the late Roger Ebert's opinions on the subject I wanted to finally outline a social historical theory of Games and how they actually relate to Art.

“Video Games can never be Art” Patricia Taxxon Discusses -Pt. 2

This is part 2 of a three part series on Video Games and Art. In the first part we talked with Patricia Taxxon about her career, being a furry and thoughts on Art. Part 2 continues our discussion and focuses on Roger Ebert's proclamation that "Video Games can Never be Art" and the state of… Continue reading “Video Games can never be Art” Patricia Taxxon Discusses -Pt. 2

Interview with Patricia Taxxon -Pt. 1

Part One of a three part series on Art and Video Games, Andrej Markov talks with electronic musician Patricia Taxxon about her art and games.

Tiny Update!

Two small updates on what is going on. I am working on 3 new posts though they might still take some weeks to produce as part of them includes an interview and further research. Their topics are Art&Games as well as a retrospective on Afghanistan respectively. I updated the Art page adding a few selected… Continue reading Tiny Update!

Varoufakis’ Techno-Feudalism

Varoufakis' Techno-Feudalism On digital Fiefdom and Post-Capitalist Desire. I believe it was around a year ago that Yanis Varoufakis, the iconoclastic former finance minister of Greece, posited that we have moved “beyond capitalism” and into something worse. Now whether it’s techno- or neo-, comparisons between the present state and feudalism such as Bull’s neo-medievalism are hardly new.

Abstract Painting is Technical Painting

A century of abstraction and still the Art is as divisive as always, well we don’t generally go as far as to call it “Entartet” anymore but certainly the world is still split between artistic progressives and their conservative counterparts. And it is quite sobering how far the discourse has gotten, that is to say, not very.

Poetic Fragments

Content: Part One: Love's Barbed ArrowsPart Two: Heterogeneity This Post will likely either be expanded or more parts will be added as I continue writing. Look out for it in the #Poetry section of the blog. Part OneLove's Barbed Arrows I Not once have I composed a poem in my lifeYet your beauty inspires meSay,… Continue reading Poetic Fragments